War is a condition of progress; the whip-cut that prevents a country from going to sleep and forces satisfied mediocrity to shake off its apathy.
Many [hooligans] discover to their shame that they have scruples; they have roots and, greatest disadvantage of all, they have hope. The fathers superior of the order do not try to influence their children in Satan; they merely shake their heads in sorrow. They know that the apostate must work out his own damnation.Quentin Crisp
Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part; Nay, I have done, you get no more of me, And I am glad, yea glad with all my heart That thus so cleanly I myself can free; shake hands forever, cancel all our vows, And when we meet at any time again, Be it not seen in either of our brows That we one jot of former love retain.Michael Drayton
Now lap-dogs give themselves the rousing shake, And sleepless lovers, just at twelve, awake.Alexander Pope
Sometimes success needs interruption to regain focus and shake off complacency.lennox lewis
I learned the hula, so now I know how to shake my booty Hawaiian style.sanjaya malakar
In order to shake a hypothesis, it is sometimes not necessary to do anything more than push it as far as it will go.Denis Diderot
I must stop to lament, that we cannot evince an admiring gratitude towards other excellent things by a like readiness of quotation: that we cannot, for instance, quote a star that we have been watching; or a hue of sunset; or a friend's voice, and his shake of the hand (I had almost said heart); or a beautiful picture...samuel laman blanchard
Thou can'st not say I did it; never shake Thy gory locks at me.william shakespeare
An elephant can trumpet and shake the earth but not the self-possession of the ants who hold it.
Therewasplentyof fellerswhowould kick yourbollocks off. The difference was that at the end they'd shake your hand and help you look for them.
The sad presaging raven, that tolls The sick man's passport in her hollow beak, And in the shadow of the silent night Doth shake contagion from her sable wings.Christopher Marlowe
The craziest of all political systems, the unique dictatorship, found its earned end. History will note for eternity that the German people were not able on their own initiative to shake off the yoke of the National Socialists. The victory of the Americans, English and Russians was a necessary occurrence to disrupt the National Socialists’ delusions and plans for world domination.friedrich kellner
Elvis is the king of rock and roll, who made white kids shake there shackle.gene simmons
I felt it necessary to evolve entirely new concepts (of form and space and paintings) and postulate them in an instrument that could continue to shake itself free from dialectical perversions. The dominant ones, cubism and expressionism, only reflected the attitudes of power or spiritual debasement of the individual.clyfford still
The only time Republicans will shake fists and point fingers is over a war delayed, one that isn't led by the US, or a war waged without the necessary conviction (read collateral damage).ilana mercer
I count the columned waves at war With Titan elements; and they, In martial splendor, storm the bar And shake the world, these bits of spray.joaquin miller
They that stand high have many blasts to shake them; And if they fall, they dash themselves to pieces.william shakespeare
The evolution of the concept of a national news agency [[[w:Press Trust of India|Press Trust of India]]] was the direct consequence of the spirit of independence that swept the country since the days of the Quit India Movement. The desire to shake off the imperial domination in the field of news supply was at the heart of this evolving thought.
I am not of that feather to shake off my friend when he must need me.william shakespeare
The scarlet of the maples can shake me like a cry, Of bugles going by.bliss carman
As regards Providence, he cannot shake off the prejudice that in war, God is on the side of the big battalions, which at present are in the enemy's camp.
shake off this downy sleep, death's counterfeit, and look on death itself!william shakespeare
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